Return on investment in needle and syringe programs in Australia: report

This report considers the economic effectiveness of needle and syringe programs in Australia.

Page last updated: 2002

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The same publication in smaller sections:

Cover pages (PDF 95 KB)
Executive summary (PDF 23 KB)
1. Introduction (PDF 16 KB)
2. An overview of needle and syringe programs (NSPs) (PDF 18 KB)
3. The impact of NSPs on HIV and HCV (PDF 89 KB)
4. Financial effects of NSPs (PDF 138 KB)
5. Quality of life (QoL) effects of NSPs (PDF 141 KB)
Appendix A: Overview of state and territory needle and syringe programs (PDF 48 KB)
Appendix B: Discussion of the methodology used in the ecological study (PDF 11 KB)
Appendix C: Detailed tables of effects of NSPs on HIV and HCV (PDF 72 KB)
Appendix D: Detailed tables on financial effects and NPV of NSPs (PDF 46 KB)
Appendix E: Detailed tables on quality of life effects of NSPs (PDF 50 KB)
Appendix F: References (PDF 58 KB)

Page last reviewed: 18 April 2011